Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 3, 2012

Mildred Babin Portera, 89, was born in St. Rose, raised in New Sarpy and was a resident of Destrehan.

She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony “Tony” Portera and daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Babin, the mother of Cynthia Portera, Janet Herbert, Toni Offner and Tim Portera, sister of Judith Caillouet, Alice Murphy, the late Hilda Weber and Larry and Lester Babin, sister-in-law to the late Cosimo, Sam and Ross Portera, Concetta Mule, Rosie Butera, Josephine Windecker and Margaret Portera and grandmother of Jason Portera, Mike, Stephanie, Derek, John Herbert, C. J. and Lauren Offner, Amber and Wyatt Portera and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation and services were held Friday, March 2, 2012, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Destrehan. Interment followed in the church mausoleum.

Arrangements were under the direction of H.C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Friends and family are invited to send their condolences to hcalexanderfuneralhome.com.